Pre-Application Community Meetings

Before applying for a Planning Board Special Permit, an applicant must conduct a community engagement process including at least one community meeting. These meetings should follow the rules and guidelines below:

NOTE: The developer is responsible for conducting the meeting and notifying abutters, neighborhood groups and CDD staff. A summary of the engagement process must be included with the Special Permit Application.

ALSO SEE: Information about Affordable Housing Overlay proposals.

Below is a list of community meetings of which CDD staff have been notified. For information about the meeting or project, contact the developer directly.


Date/Time/Location
Project Address/Information Developer/Contact
September 17, 2021
6:00 P.M. 
1950 Massachusetts Avenue (Cambridge Masonic Hall)
Cambridge, MA  
226-2238 Massachusetts Avenue
Cannabis Retail Store 
Flyer 
Walter Sullivan
617-834-2955
wsullivan@waltersullivanlaw.com 
August 30, 2021
5:00 P.M. 
45 Prospect Street (WorkBar - Pintura Room)
Cambridge, MA 
286 Broadway
Cannabis Retail Store 
Flyer   
Walter Sullivan
617-834-2955
wsullivan@waltersullivanlaw.com
August 5, 2021
7:00 P.M. 
160-180 Fawcett  Street
Cambridge, MA 
160-180 Fawcett Street
Flyer  
Matt D’Amico
617-603-4015
mdamico@ccfne.com
August 4, 2021
6:00 P.M. 
50 Church Street
Cambridge, MA
81-93 Mount Auburn Street (The Garage)
Flyer 
Phil Cunningham
617-354-0835, ext. 108
pcunningham@TrinityProperty.com
July 12, 2021
6:00 P.M. 
57 John F. Kennedy Street
Cambridge, MA
57 John F. Kennedy Street
Flyer  
Rachna Balakrishna
617-232-1776
rachna@masonmurphyinc.com
March 31, 2021
5:30PM
The applicant is conducting this meeting virtually. See flyer for details.
Kendall Substation Infill Development Concept Plan
Kendall Square MXD
Flyer 
Alexandra Levering 
alevering@cambridgeredevelopment.org   
March 19, 2021
6:00PM
The applicant is conducting this meeting virtually. See flyer for details.
98 Winthrop Street
Cannabis Retail Store 
Flyer 
Dennis Benzan
DennisBenzan@gmail.com  

January 21, 2021
6:30PM
The applicant is conducting this meeting virtually. See flyer for details. 

Alewife Park
Whittemore Avenue
Flyer
Anthony Galluccio
info@IQHQcommunityprocess.com
September 30, 2020
6:00 P.M. 
The applicant is conducting this meeting virtually. See flyer for details. 
10 Wilson Road
Flyer 
Gretchen McGill
617-936-4812 
August 17, 2020
6:00 P.M. 
The applicant is conducting this meeting virtually. See flyer for details. 
1248 Cambridge Street
Cannabis Retail Store 
Flyer
Sameer Kapasi 
617-571-7137
sunny@green-republic.com
 
July 28, 2020
4:00 P.M. 
The applicant is conducting this meeting virtually. See flyer for details.

550 Massachusetts Avenue
Flyer

Cliff Schorer
508-726-5445
January 30, 2020
7:00 P.M. 
580 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA
50 Bishop Allen Drive
Flyer
Sean D. Hope
617-492-0220
August 29, 2019
6:30 P.M. 
711 Concord Avenue
Cambridge, MA 
711 Concord Avenue
Flyer
Sean D. Hope
617-492-0220

May 2, 2019
6:00- 7:00 P.M. 
86 Kirkland Street 
Cambridge, MA
86 Kirkland Street 
Cannabis Retail Store 
Flyer
David J. Mahlowitz, Esq
Mahlowitz & Kanarek, LLC
 907 Massachusetts Avenue
 617-230-7200
 david@makalaw.com
April 12, 2019 
11:00 A.M. 
36 John F. Kennedy Street
Cambridge, MA 02138 
36 John F. Kennedy Street 
Cannabis Retail Store 
Flyer 
Adam F Braillard 
Prince Lobel Tye LLP
617 456 8153
ABraillard@princelobel.com

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For more information about special permit applications contact Swaathi Joseph at 617/349-4668 or sjoseph@cambridgema.gov.